Bands/Musicians The Greatest Horn Players of All Time  

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List Rules The greatest horn players of all time. Vote up the best musicians who play the horn.

The horn is a member of the brass family and is an extremely popular instrument, whether the genre is blues, jazz, classical. or new world The horn is played through a mouthpiece, and if the musician doesn’t play it with extreme accuracy the sound that is produced can sound muffled or come out just plain... not good. Who are the greatest horn players of all time?
 
Known for having a rather loud sound the horn can carry any song quite well! Since it’s an instrument that requires years of practice, the talented musicians on this list have earned their spot through years of practice. This list features many different styles of music as well as musicians from many different backgrounds at various time periods in history, both living and dead.
 
This list features the all time greatest horn players, ranked by music lovers as the best including musicians such as, Anthony Halstead, David Ohanian, and Eugene Rittich. Vote up the best horn players below and see where the musicians you think are great rank.
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359 9
Kees Versney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Cornelis added Kees Versney Classical

Principal horn Radio Filharmonisch Orkest. Member Radio Filharmonisch Sextet (see photo). Teacher Muziek Lyceum Hilversum, The Netherlands.

2
131 412
Dennis Brain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
davide-bardelli added Classical music, 20th-century classical music

3
14 62
David Pyatt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

4
83 309
Hermann Baumann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

5
44 171
Alan Civil is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

6
88 327
Radovan Vlatkovic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

7
84 313
Dale Clevenger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical music

8
30 121
Franz Strauss is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

9
7 35
Martin Owen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

10
76 285
Barry Tuckwell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

11
63 239
Stefan Dohr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

12
63 239
Radek Baborák is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Mario Gordon added Radek Baborák

13
15 66
Will Sanders is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

14
25 103
Vincent DeRosa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

15
19 81
John Cerminaro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

16
19 81
Giovanni Punto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

17
57 218
Philip Farkas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

18
36 143
William VerMeulen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

19
36 143
Philip Myers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

20
10 47
Ifor James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

21
10 47
Jeff Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

22
10 47
Pip Eastop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

23
16 70
Gunther Schuller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

24
16 70
Anthony Halstead is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

25
16 70
Frøydis Ree Wekre is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; ballet; jazz; blues